HB91 - Graduation Petition Process for CCHS Students - Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 91 into law on March 30, thereby creating new code section, O.C.G.A. §20-2-281.1. This law provided that students shall no longer be required to earn a passing score on any graduation tests to earn a high school diploma.
Please join us on Friday July, 31st between 12:00 and 1:00 PM for a Community Open House
105 Darbyshire Road
Norman Park, GA 31771
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On behalf of the students and staff of Colquitt County High School, a Title I school, welcome to our web site. CCHS provides a wide-range of academic, activity, and sports programs where we prepare students for today’s world and their future. Our facility houses more than 1,600 students, grades 10-12, and our faculty and support staff. The school day begins at 8:06 AM and ends at 3:20 PM.
The Moultrie chapter of Woodmen Life (formerly Woodmen of the World), donated flags for the new CCHS Building. The presentation ceremony was held Tuesday, July 28th, 2015. Shown are members of the group with CCHS administrators.
The state of Georgia is offering a sales tax holiday from July 31 to August 1st for back-to-school goods including clothes and shoes worth less than $100, computers, school supplies, and more. For more information, click here. Florida's sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 AM Friday, August 7th and ends at 11:59 PM Sunday, August 16th. For more information, click here.
Open House for CCHS students and their parents will be Thursday, August 6th from 3:00 to 7:00 PM.
Ms. Crenshaw was awarded with the Career Guidance Award at the 2015 GACTE Summer Conference.
Adrienne Smith, CCHS agriculture teacher, received the "Teachers Turn the Key" award for the GVATA (Georgia Vocational Agriculture Teacher's Association). It qualifies her to attend the NAAE (national association of agriculture educators) conference in New Orleans in November to attend professional development events for a week. The program honors young teachers who have exhibited excellence in all 3 parts of the agricultural education model (classroom instruction, FFA advisor, and supervising students in their supervised agricultural experience projects).
Media Specialist Cheryl Youse was recently named as one of 16 members of the Georgia Peach Committee. Members read and review hundreds of books to choose twenty recommended reads for Georgia's young adults.
Congratulations to the CCHS CNA class had their pinning ceremony April 28th at Moultrie Technical College. Family and friends gathered to witness the event. Mr. Glass, president of MTC, spoke to the 19 students in the CNA class at the high school. Fifteen class members have also been enrolled at MTC. Eighteen students took the state written and skills exam and with 100% pass rate. These students are now career ready and eligible to be employed in the healthcare industry as a CNA.
The 19 students completing the course were Ana Abelleyra-Madrid, Tarai Alexander, Heaven Clifton, Bria Grier, Carmen Guzman, Brady Jarvis, Arrianna Kinsey, Phelica Madison, Eve Marchant, Brooke McClelland, Carmen Miranda, Hailee Nichols, Diana Renteria, Hope Reynolds, Tabathia Royals, Daley Scott, Kennedy Sikes, Hanna Troutman, and Kora Wilson.
A representative from One Blood also present to present a plaque as an appreciation for the work these students did to hold a successful blood drive in the fall collecting 378 units of blood to be used locally.
The Gideon Ladies Auxiliary presented each student with a nurses' New Testament.
- Recently, CTI students travelled to Rock Eagle for the state CTI competition. Three students placed in their competitions. THey were Johnny Lievanos (1st place Ag Science), Lauren Spradley (1st Floriculture), and Tae Thurman (3rd Culinary Arts). Other students participating were Montanna Barry (floriculture), Til Blaylock (Horticulture), and Chasnee French (school project).
- Congratulations to CCHS Athletic Director Kevin Giddens who was named the AAAAAA State Athletic Director of the Year!
- Mr. Stacey Beacham for being named President of the Georgia Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association. This organization has over 400 members who teach agriculture at middle and high schools across the state of Georgia.
- Congratulations to Erin Smith and Rebekah Rutledge for being chosen to represent CCHS this summer at HOBY, the 10 grade leadership conference.
The Georgia Department of Education has released a new video, designed to provide an introduction to the Georgia Milestones Assessment System. This short, animated video provides a friendly overview of our new assessment. The video highlights the purpose of the assessment, the types of questions that students will see, and the types of feedback that students, parents, and educators will receive.
You can now follow Mrs. Terrell's Tweets about CCHS by signing in to your Twitter account and following @CCHSPackers. |
2015-2016 Parking Info: Permits will be available at CCHS from 10:00 to noon in the 3rd Floor Administration Office . Students will need to bring with them: a valid drivers' license, proof of current insurance, the vehicle's tag number, and $30. All fines must be paid before a permit will be issued. See Mrs. Norman in the main office first for your clearance to purchase a permit. Permits also will be available throughout the school year in the 3rd floor administration office.